Getting There Is Half the Fun
AJW writes about taking a boat… to a trail race?!
Running and the Brain
An essay about the relationship between exercise and brain health.
Running and the Elements
An essay about how we adapt our running when we encounter challenging natural conditions.
AJW contemplates those occasional training days that don’t come easy for your mind.
The Sweet Spot
AJW writes about that sweet spot on a run where you’re perfectly warmed up but not yet tired.
Revisiting Metacognitive Skills and Ultrarunning
AJW checks back in on the five metacognitive skills we use as trail runners and ultrarunners.
AJW’s Taproom 2019 in Ultrarunning Awards
The ninth-annual AJW’s Taproom Year in Ultrarunning Rankings for 2019.
Doug Latimer, Ultrarunning Icon
AJW writes about Doug Latimer’s relationship with the Western States 100.
Sometimes You’re the Windshield, Other Times the Bug
An essay about how good and bad days are natural in a lifetime of running.
With Gratitude on Thanksgiving Weekend
AJW gives thanks to members of the trail running and ultrarunning community.